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Name: Fay
Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Join Date: December 12, 2013
Contributions: hightide has written about 128 places, shared 1,098 photos, left 1,218 comments, and smiled 2,697 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, meeting other people to travel with, showing people around my hometown, sharing travel tips and blogs, just browsing!
Travel Plans
Auckland, New Zealand
Apr 25, 2017 – Apr 30, 2017
Auckland followed by Queenstown.
Queenstown, New Zealand
Apr 30, 2017 – May 2, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
May 3, 2017 – May 5, 2017
» see all 17 future travel and dream destinations
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
English, Indonesian, Chinese
Most Memorable Travel Experience
1989: Sydney - A free Darling Harbour cruise as I was still under the age required to buy a ticket. After the cruise ended, I wanted to ride again!

1996: Phuket - A ride on a shaky wooden boat towards James Bond Island. During the boat ride, I was entertained by the sight of several swimming water serpents.

2010: Halong Bay - First time kayaking

2014: Venice - Gondola ride

2016: Niagara Falls, Canada - Maid of the Mist boat ride
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Toonsarah says:
Thank you for the congrats Fay :-)
Posted on: Mar 24, 2017
denisx says:
Posted on: Mar 18, 2017
mountaingirl says:
Hey Fay, a TB meetup is currently being organised for early Nov this year in Bali. More details will be uploaded once the dates are firmed. Hope to see you there :)
Posted on: Mar 17, 2017
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hightide's Travel Blogs

Dec 25, 1993 – Feb 17, 2017
When long time friends from abroad come over, I dedicate as much time as I can accompanying them. Sometimes, I feel like a tour…
Overview 2,128 words 178 88 438
This blog was featured on Friday September 9th, 2016
May 28, 1998 – Dec 15, 2016
I miss my best friend very much. In Dec 1998, I finally got to meet her in Kuala Lumpur. …
Overview 3,019 words 133 78 314
This blog was featured on Saturday November 5th, 2016
CHINA Trips 1997-2016
Mar 21, 2007 – Jun 08, 2016
Over the past 2 decades, China has undergone tremendous changes, particularly in infrastructure.
Overview 684 words 30 5 33
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hightide's Travel Reviews

Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Jakarta, Indonesia
I had dinner round 2 here as I wanted to use up my Uangku credits. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sun…
Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Surabaya, Indonesia
From the outside, this hotel looks small but I was pleasantly surprised when our room turned out…
Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Surabaya, Indonesia
We got a king room booked for 2 nights along with a wedding invitation. Entering the hotel, …
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